memories

Opening Up A Dor L’Dor

One of the best parts of being a parent for me has been seeing who my kids have become. They ...

Now That I Have A Kid, How Do I Mark New Years… And Small Moments Each Day?

“Can you believe it’s been a year!?” Ever since  my son was about 10 months old, many people have commented ...

Deep South Departures: Fellows Say Farewell

As our time in Mississippi as ISJL Education Fellows comes to an end, we wanted to write a final collaborative-blog-post ...

Find Out About Your Loved Ones

As a rabbi, one of the life-cycle processes I accompany people through is the funeral. When a person dies, burying ...

Diary of a Camp Meal

Its ribs and wings night.  I’m with my husband and eight month old son for two weeks at the camp ...

Who You Are at Camp

One of the best things for me about camp was that I could be someone else. At each of the ...

Six Words

Do you think you could sum up your camp experience in just six words? If not your entire experience, what ...

The Most Important Things to Pack

Jewish camps across North America have opened, or are preparing to open, their gates to over 75,000 happy campers this ...

Why Does My Heart Feel So Bad?

“If this is supposed to be such a great experience for her, why do I have such a pit in ...

Talking to Boys

I can’t wait for my daughter to go to camp and learn how to talk to boys. My parents claim ...